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Exercise and heart failure: A statement from the American Heart Association Committee on exercise, rehabilitation, and prevention.
Heart failure (HF) may be defined as the inability of the heart to meet the demands of the tissues, which results in symptoms of fatigue or dyspnea on exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest. TheExpand
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Exercise training intervention after coronary angioplasty: the ETICA trial.
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine the effects of exercise training (ET) on functional capacity and quality of life (QOL) in patients who received percutaneous transluminal coronaryExpand
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Exercise-induced myocardial ischaemia detected by cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
BACKGROUND The objective of the study was to identify the parameter(s) of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) that can detect exercise-induced myocardial ischaemia (EIMI), and to determine itsExpand
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Randomized, controlled trial of long-term moderate exercise training in chronic heart failure: effects on functional capacity, quality of life, and clinical outcome.
BACKGROUND It is still a matter of debate whether exercise training (ET) is a beneficial treatment in chronic heart failure (CHF). METHODS AND RESULTS To determine whether long-term moderate ETExpand
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Lung function and exercise gas exchange in chronic heart failure.
BACKGROUND The ventilatory response to exercise in patients with chronic heart failure (HF) is greater than normal for a given metabolic rate. The objective of the present study was to determine theExpand
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10-year exercise training in chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the effect of a very long-term exercise training program is not known in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients. BACKGROUND We previously showed that long-termExpand
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Moderate exercise training improves functional capacity, quality of life, and endothelium-dependent vasodilation in chronic heart failure patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators and
Background The objective of this study was to determine the effects of a moderate exercise training program on functional capacity, quality of life, and hospital readmission rate in chronic heartExpand
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Waltz Dancing in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: New Form of Exercise Training
Background—There is evidence that aerobic exercise improves functional capacity in patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II and III chronic heart failure. However, it is unknownExpand
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Low intensity exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure.
OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to evaluate whether a specific program of low intensity exercise training may be sufficient to improve the exercise tolerance of patients with chronic heartExpand
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